The amazing story of Adam Bronson's recent Dall sheep hunt where he and his son, Ty, connect on two big sheep within seconds of each other. The crew also answers listener's questions. Some topics include InReach devices, Nevada turn-back tags, financially preparing for hunts, advice for our 20-year-old selves, glassing techniques for sheep vs other game, the best overall hunting caliber, our favorite broadheads, the best tripods for spotting scopes, the chances of getting turn-back tags in Colorado, dream hunts for this fall.
The Epic Crew talks about hunting and hunting properties with Blayne St James and then answers more questions from listeners. Some question topics included deer water habits and needs, types of boots for different hunts, what are the best value hunts available, if we could choose any hunt what would it be, any new positions available at Epic, straight vs angled spotting scopes, what we look for when hunting a new unit, should young hunters get in the points game, and what to do with 0-3 points vs 20 points.
Some of the highlights were, being guidable, regulations on landowner tag systems, how fire effects hunting areas and game, point system in Wyoming, is it worth gaining points for moose in WY, 200" Mule deer vs 400" elk, if you had to choose between Biden and Harris, regulations changes we'd like to see, trail cameras, benefits of having us do your applications, tips for field judging Mule deer, judging deer off of trail camera photos, adding bear hunting information, how to hunt a burn, and Josh's mustache.
The Epic Outdoors crew answers readers' questions.
The Epic Outdoors Crew talks about gear setup, including bows, guns, and muzzleloaders. They also talk about moisture levels around the West and share a few hunting stories.
Finding Last Minute Hunt Opportunities and NV Dream Tag. Most of the state draws have all taken place and if you still don't have a tag there are several options to try and find something. Although most outfitters are probably booked out there may still be a few openings if you do some digging. There are turnback tag options, and also raffles like Nevada Dream Tag. In this episode we also call Jack Robb, Deputy Director of Nevada Wildlife, and talk about Nevada Dream Tags. The deadline is June 30th so act quick for a chance to win one of these amazing tags.
In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we call the winners of our Spring/Summer Membership Drive Hunt Giveaway. We are sending lucky hunters on som world class hunts from Alaska Grizzly, Dall Sheep to Nevada Elk and Mule Deer. We spared no expense to secure the best hunting opportunities available for western big game. Congratulations to the lucky winners.
Today the Epic Crew jumps on a call with the winner of the Bonus Item drawing and announces another bonus draw item. Click Here for more information. Plus, fun banter on girlfriends, gun powder & fatherhood. Jason also talks testing out the new SigSauer KILO8K-ABS Rangefinder with a range of 8,000 yards.
Along with some "Deep Thoughts" about hunting, Jason, Adam, and John jump on the air for a big announcement. They add a bonus drawing for either a Fierce Rifle or a pair of Swarovski NL Pure Binos to the Epic Summer Hunt Giveaway.
Possible Elimination of Nonresident Sheep Hunting in New Mexico. With only 4 members of the typical 7 member comission, and hard pushes from the New Mexico Wildlife Federation, and other special interest groups, New Mexico is moving closer and closer to Closing Sheep hunts to nonresidents. We feel it is very important to reach out to the game commission and let them know how you feel about this.
Our Take on Points Systems. Keeping the Glass Half Full. In this episode we go through things we like and things we would change about each state and thier application process and points systems. We also talk a lot about trying our best to keep a glass half full mentality amid all the negative in the world. We talk with a friend, Clint Lindstrom, and get his take on it all as well.
Talking Nevada with Jack Robb. In this episode we talk with Jack Robb, Deputy Director of Nevada Department of Wildlife. We discuss the draw system in Nevada, Turn back tags, wildlife projects, game transplants, and more.
Talking Archery with Jeremy Eldredge. In this episode we talk with Jeremy Eldredge of Hoyt Archery about bows, new archery technology, bow setups, electronic sights, Carbon, and much more. Special thanks to Hoyt and Jeremy for being a part of our program here at Epic Outdoors.
Hunting with Brendan Burns of KUIU. In this episode we talk with Brendan Burns of KUIU. Brendan gives us updates on the KUIU product line as well as the Conservation Direct projects that have been happening across the west. We also talk a lot about Montana and some of the changes that will be affecting the state due to regulation and draw system changes.
The Changing Landscape of Hunting the West. In this episode we dive into the many changes that are happening around the west. in many cases wildlife boards are being circumvented and legislation is being drawn up as state law. Everyone has an opinion on how wildlife should be managed and people are agressivley trying to get thier agendas passed however they can. In the end we feel that there are no perfect solutions to these issues. No scenario will appease everyone in the hunting community let alone those outside the hunting community. We talk about several states and the proposed changes that are coming down the pipe. If you have an opinion contact your state representatives and voice your opinion.
Colorado Mule Deer in the Gunnison Basin. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with the Gunnison Area Wildlife Manager, Brandon Diamond, as well as Cody Dyce, President of the Gunnison Wildlife Association. These two guests bring different perspectives together and show us all how we can work together to create good relationships between hunters and wildlife management.
How it Feels to Win the Hunt of a Lifetime. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we call the winners of our 2022 Spring Hunt Giveaway. From Dall Sheep to Mule Deer hear the reactions of all the winners.
Hunting South of the Border. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with two hunters who have recently returned from hunting in Old Mexico. Adam Kearney killed a giant Mule Deer in Sonora and Jeff Lester shared his Mexico Coes Deer story that ended with him bringing home a stud buck.
Utah Trail Camera Ban Reaction. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk about the recent ban on trail camera use in Utah from Aug 1 - Dec 31st of each year. We also talk about a few other big changes that could affect the way you hunt. Hear our reactions and opinions on these topics here.
Making Your Hunting Dreams a Reality. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk about how Epic Outdoors can help you reach your hunting goals. We have the most experienced hunt consultants in the industry and can help you wether its booking a guided hunt or developing a personal application strategy. We thank you all for your support and look forward to another great year of hunting.
Q&A Part 3, Hunting the West with Epic Outdoors. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast, we finish up our Question and Answer series for December 2021. We read from the list of submitted questions without pre planning and answer from within our staff. The questions range from Elk hunting, to Mule Deer tactics, and everywhere in between. Thanks for submitting questions and we look forward to the next opportunity for a Q&A series.